Earnings - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɜːrnɪŋz|  American pronunciation of the word earnings
Brit.  |ˈəːnɪŋz|  British pronunciation of the word earnings

noun

- the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses) (syn: lucre, net, profit, profits)
- something that remunerates(syn: pay, remuneration, salary, wage)

they saved a quarter of all their earnings

Examples

...earnings from her babysitting jobs that are being put away for college...

...after subtracting what we spent on music and refreshments, the earnings from our charity gala were still impressive...

He claimed compensation for loss of earnings.

The company's earnings have dropped by 5% in the first quarter.

Oil provides 40% of Norway's export earnings.

they saved a quarter of all their earnings

The company's earnings for last year are published in the annual report.

They failed to declare all of their earnings on their tax return.

He programmed the computer to calculate his monthly expenses and earnings.

The company is looking to enhance its earnings potential.

...the warning that the lack of an advanced education will fate a person to a lifetime of below-average earnings...

She crafted a strategy to boost the company's earnings.

Market conditions are likely to depress earnings in the next quarter.

...the earnings from my second job have been earmarked for a down payment on a car...

The company is accused of misrepresenting its earnings.

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